Heat Wave: The Life and Career of Ethel Waters (Paperback)

Heat Wave: The Life and Career of Ethel Waters (Paperback)

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“Mr. Bogle continues to be our most noted black-cinema historian.”
—Spike Lee

“Donald Bogle [is a] pioneering safe-keeper of the history of blacks in film.”
—Vogue

From Donald Bogle, author of the bestselling Dorothy Dandridge and Toms, Coons, Mulattos, Mammies, and Bucks, a groundbreaking history of African American portrayals in Hollywood, comes the long-awaited, definitive biography of one of America’s brightest and most troubled theatrical stars: actress and singer Ethel Waters. In Heat Wave, Bogle explores Waters’ relationships with other performing greats, including Lena Horne, Count Basie, Vincent Minnelli, and many others, and paints a vivid, deeply human portrait of this legendary performer—a must-read for any fan of jazz, blues, and classic American cinema.

All copies are used, but guaranteed in acceptable to good condition.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (June 26, 2012)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 656 pages
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.49 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 1.05 x 9 inches